Chapter One: Hey, Hey We're the MonkeysThe Family's TreeAre gorillas a type of ape, or are apes gorillas? Are monkeys and apes the same thing? Are humans considered apes? Are simians different from primates? Help, Jeeves, I'm so confused!
You're not alone, my anthropoid friend. Let's lay it out with a minimum of screeching, howling, and chest-beating:Primates
are human beings and all of the other animals that resemble us most closely. Primates
have two main groups: anthropoids
and prosimians.1. Anthropoids